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Gerald Veasley pays homage to Grover Washington, Jr.

Bassist Gerald Veasley will perform a special holiday themed tribute to the late Grover Washington, Jr. today at the Miller Center for the Arts in Reading, Pennsylvania. The tribute comes 10 years after Washington died of a heart attack while in the green room for “The Early Show” on CBS in New York City. Veasley had been performing with him...

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Yes announces U.S. tour

Legendary prog-rockers Yes have announced that they will be touring the U.S. east coast in February, 2010, starting in Concord, New Hampshire and ending up in Boca Raton, Florida. The band features original bassist and founder Chris Squire, and alongside him the current line-up includes Steve Howe, Alan White, Benoit David, and Oliver Wakeman. The dates for February, 2010 include:...

Phil Lesh “Furthurs” his career

Phil Lesh has teamed up once again with former Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir to create a new band, Furthur. The band also features members of their other projects. The group came together earlier this year, and debuted in September at the Fox Theatre in Oakland, California, and now they have announced a nationwide tour. Here are the upcoming dates:...

Esperanza Spalding to join McCoy Tyner for New Year’s performance

Esperanza Spalding will be joining legendary jazz pianist McCoy Tyner, along with Ravi Coltrane and Francisco Mela for a run of six nights, including New Years Eve, at Yoshi’s in Oakland. Tyner rose to fame as a member of John Coltrane’s quartet and has been a staple of the jazz community ever since. Spalding, who is the youngest professor ever...

Nickelback confirms 2010 Dark Horse tour dates

The Grammy-nominated rockers of Nickelback have confirmed tour dates for the North American leg of their 2010 tour in support of their latest album, Dark Horse. The band will be touring with guests Breaking Benjamin and Shinedown as well. Nickelback’s bassist, Mike Kroeger, the brother of lead singer and guitarist Chad Kroeger, is the one who came up with the...

Les Claypool “Hits The Slopes” in February 2010

Les Claypool has new concert dates for the U.S. in February, 2010: 2/12: Aspen, CO, at Belly Up Tavern 2/13: Boulder, CO, at Fox Theatre 2/14: Denver, CO, at Ogden Theatre 2/16: Tucson, AZ, at Rialto Theatre 2/17: Flagstaff, AZ, at Orpheum Theater 2/19: Montbleu Theatre, at Lake Tahoe, CA 2/20: Eugene, OR, at McDonald Theatre Advanced tickets are available....

Michael Manring Tour Update (Nov 2009 – June 2010)

Michael Manring has updated his tour schedule through next year. Here’s the latest… Friday, November 20, 2009 With guitarist Adam Werner The Grieb Theater: 5440 Valley Circle Blvd. Woodland Hills, CA 91367 Doors @ 7pm, Show @ 7:30pm Saturday, November 21, 2009 Solo clinic for Zon Guitars Bass San Diego, 6255 Ferris Square Ste. E, San Diego, CA 92121 Presentation...

Freddie Washington tour update and free download

You may remember when we posted about bassist Freddie Washington releasing In the Moment. You can now download the track “When You Get Right Down To It” for free. Washington is currently on tour with Steely Dan, you can catch him with the band at the following venues: Nov 7 – Merrillville, IN – Star Plaza Nov 8 – Minneapolis,...

Stanley Clarke Tour Update (with Corea, Clarke, White)

Stanley Clarke is continuing with the Corea, Clarke and White reunion tour through December. If you have not gotten the chance to see them live yet they are well worth checking out. From first hand experience the show is unbelievable. The upcoming dates for November and December include: 11/02/2009 Wiener Konzerthaus-Vienna AUSTRIA 11/03/2009 Fabrik – Hamburg GERMANY 11/04/2009 Tonhalle-Dusseldorf GERMANY...

Marcus Miller tour update: Tutu Revisited – The Music of Miles Davis

Bassist extraordinaire Marcus Miller is about to kick off a tour of Japan and Europe. The tour is “Tutu Revisited – The Music of Miles Davis” which is dedicated to the legendary trumpeter. The concert programs are based around the Miles Davis album Tutu, co-produced by Miller. The band lineup includes Miller on bass and multiple other instruments, trumpeter Christian...